~ THOMSON FAMILY

Submitted by: David Wallace Tourison, of Sheridan Wyoming - many thanks

The following is a retype from EARLY FRIENDS FAMILIES OF UPPER BUCKS, with Some Accounts of Their Descendants, by Clarence V(Vernon) Roberts, assisted by Warren S. Ely, Originally published Philadelphia, 1925, Reprinted Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore MD 1975. Comments in ( ) are note inclusions from the publisher/writer; Comments in [ ] are from me personally:

THOMSON FAMILY - ADDENDA - Beginning on page 561 The THOMSON family, which became connected with the Richland families by the marriage of John Thomson with Abigail Roberts in 1773, probably was founded in Pennsylvania by David Thomson of Horsham Township, Montgomery County, whose will, dated March 9, 1749/50, was probated May 19, 1750. This will names his wife Sarah and his children Ann Thomson, William, David and Elizabeth, and son-in-law, Zacharias Faris. His son William is named as executor. WILLIAM THOMSON, possibly the son of the above named David, was born in 1715, and married, 3 mo. 15, 1745, Catharine Shoemaker, daughter of George and Christiana (Brown) Shoemaker. She was born in Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia (now Montgomery) County, in 1712. At or about the time of his marriage, William Thomson located in Cheltenham Township, where the remainder of his life was spent. He was a farmer and he died on his farm on Tacony Creek 3 mo. 23, 1781. His will, dated 3 mo. 3, 1779, probated 2 mo. 8, 1782, devised two plantations, one of 40 acres, and the other of 100 acres, both in Cheltenham Township, to his son John, who was named as executor. His wife Catharine died 6 mo. 15, 1786. Children of William and Catharine (Shoemaker) Thomson: Jesse, b. –1745; d. 7-22–1778; unm., bur. at Cheltenham John, b. 12-22–1750; d. 9-28–1838; m. Abigail Roberts 1. JOHN THOMSON, son of William and Catharine (Shoemaker) Thomson, was born 12 mo. 22, 1750, in Cheltenham Township, and died 9 mo. 28, 1838, and was buried in Cheltenham Graveyard. He was a farmer in Cheltenham Township, and was prominently identified with public affairs in that section. He married at Richland Meeting 3 mo. 25, 1773, Abigail Roberts, daughter of Thomas and Letitia (Rhea) Roberts, of Milford Township, Bucks County, Pa., where she was born 7 mo. 28, 1751. She died in Cheltenham 7 mo. 15, 1843. (See No. 19, Chapter XLI). The signature of John Thomson, with a p, is as it appears in his father’s will. [page 562] Children of John and Abigail (Roberts) Thomson:

  1. Hannah, b. 12-15–1773; d. 8-6--1827; m. Thomas Shoemaker Thomas, b. 9-30–1775; d. 12-26–1825; m. Jane Jarrett Sarah, b. 3-25–1780; d. 6-2--1852; m. Samuel Rowland

  2. Catharine, b. 7-25–1782; d. 2-2--1795

2. HANNAH THOMSON2 (John1), daughter of John and Abigail (Roberts) Thomson, born 12 mo. 15, 1773, died 8 mo. 6, 1827. She married, 5 mo. 10, 1797, Thomas Shoemaker, of Cheltenham, son of Isaac and Ann (Roberts) Shoemaker. He was born 6 mo. 24, 1762, and died 2 mo. 11, 1837. She was his second wife. He had married, first, on 9 mo. 8, 1785, Mary Shoemaker, and after the death of Hannah, he married a third time, on 11 mo. 12, 1829, Margaret Bird. Child of Thomas and Hannah (Thomson) Shoemaker: 6 Mary, b. 12-10–1806; d. 8-27–1827; unm. 3. THOMAS THOMSON2 (John1), son of John and Abigail (Roberts) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 9 mo. 30, 1775, died there 12 mo. 26, 1825. He married in 1799, Jane Jarrett, daughter of William and Ann (Lukens) Jarrett, of Horsham Township, and a sister to Hannah Jarrett who married William Penrose. (See No. 36, Chapter XXXVII). She was born 12 mo. 18, 1775, and died 10 mo. 9, 1847. Children of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson:

  1. Ann, b. 3-19–1800; d. 5-3--1885; m. Jacob E. Jarrett Hannah, b. 8-27–1802; d. 6-14–1872; m. John Roberts of Byberry Catharine, b. 11-15–1804; d. 9-21–1880; m. Richard Roberts (See No. 68, Chapter XLI) Sarah, b. 8-8--1807; d. 3-3--1885; m. first, Anthony Williams; second, Jesse Shoemaker; third, Cyrus Betts John, b. 10-1--1810; d. 10-2--1890; m. Caroline Jones Abigail, b. 5-28–1813; d. 2-23–1868; m. John Wildman, Jr.

  2. Elizabeth, b. 6-20–1816; d. 2-21–1817; bur. at Abington

4. SARAH THOMSON2 (John1), daughter of John and Abigail (Roberts) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 3 mo. 25, 1780, died there 6 mo. 2, 1852. She married, 4 mo. 7, 1808, Samuel Rowland, of Cheltenham, son of Benjamin and Mary Rowland of Cheltenham, and of an old Bucks County family. He was born 12 mo. 29, 1782, and died 6 mo. 19, 1848 Children of Samuel and Sarah (Thomson) Rowland:

  1. Ann, b. 1-31–1809; unm. William D., b. 2-22–1812; m. Margaret Jenks Gillingham

  2. Thomas [page 563]

7. ANN THOMSON3 (John1, Thomas2), daughter of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 3 mo. 19, 1800, died 5 mo. 3, 1885, married 5 mo. 18, 1826, Jacob E. Jarrett, of Horsham Township. He was born in 1789, and died 7 mo. 23, 1864. He was a son of Joseph and Rachel (Edge) Jarrett, grandson of John Jarrett, Jr., and his wife Alice Conard, and great-grandson of John Jarrett, a native of England who settled in Horsham Township, where he married about 1715, Mary Lukens, and settled on what has been known since as the “Jarrett Homestead Farm.” Children of Jacob E. and Ann (Thomson) Jarrett:

  1. Thomas, b. 9-13–1827; d. 9-10–1870; unm. William, b. 7-11–1829; d. 8-13–1872; unm. Joseph, b. 8-1--1832; d. 8-18–1889 Jane, b. 1-22–1836; d. 2-14–1876; m. Charles Newton Smith John, b. 7-14–1838; d. 8-5--1838 George W., b. 3-24–1840; d. 5-17–1916; m. Jane Kerbaugh

  2. Susan, b. 2-24–1843; d. 9-28–1918; m. Charles Newton Smith

8. HANNAH THOMSON3 (John1, Thomas2), daughter of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 8 mo. 27, 1802, died 6 mo. 14, 1872, married at Abington Monthly Meeting, 10 mo. 11, 1827, John Roberts, of Byberry, son of John and Letitia Roberts of Byberry Township, Philadelphia County. Children of John and Hannah (Thomson) Roberts:

  1. Abigail, b. 12-27–1828; m. Nathan C. Tyson Thomas T., b. 3-24–1831; m. Elizabeth W. Holt Ann, b. 6-15–1833; m. William W. Ridge Mary, b. 3-19–1836; unm. William, b. 6-17–1839; d. 10-24–1880

  2. Jane, b. 3-10–1842; m. John Kirkbride

10. SARAH THOMSON3 (John1, Thomas2), daughter of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 8 mo. 8, 1807, died in Philadelphia 3 mo. 3, 1885. She was for many years an acknowledged minister of the Society of Friends, and travelled extensively in that work. She married, first, 4 mo. 8, 1830, Anthony Williams, of Whitemarsh, son of Joseph and Ann (Hallowell) Williams (see No. 22, Chapter XIX), grandson of Anthony and Rachel (Jarrett) Williams, great-grandson of Anthony and Sarah (Shoemaker) Williams, and great-great-grandson of John and Ellen (Klincken) Williams, who were among the first settlers in Cheltenham. Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams settled in Buckingham, Bucks [page 564] County, on their marriage, and resided there until 1836, when they returned to Whitemarsh, where he died 10 mo. 4, 1844. Sarah married, second, 2 mo. 1, 1849, Jesse Shoemaker, son of Thomas and Jane Shoemaker of Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, Pa., where he was born 3 mo. 31, 1815. He died at Dundas, Canada West, 6 mo. 19, 1854. Sarah married, third, 5 mo. 1, 1856, Cyrus Betts, of Solebury, son of Isaac and Tamer Betts, born 1796, died 9 mo. 8, 1884. Children of Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams:

  1. Jane, b. –1831; d. in infancy Charles, b. 5-13–1833; d. –1918; m. Hetty Ann Eastburn Edward H., b. 9-3--1835; d. 12-10–1911; m. Emma Cottman Joseph T., 7-25–1838; d. –1906; m. Margaret J. Butler Ann, b. 8-17–1841; d. 8-31–1841 Jane T., b. 2-22–1843; d. 4-6--1878; unm. Anthony, b. 6-4--1845; d. 4-15–1900; m. Mary Ann Roberts Child of Jesse and Sarah (Thomson) Shoemaker:

  2. Sarah T., b. 8-23–1850; d. 10-31–1890; m. 1876, Alvin Haines; issue, Lydia, b. 1877, m. William F. Tyler of Salem, N. J.; Sarah, b. 1878, m. 1909, William W. Fell of Phila.

11. JOHN THOMSON3 (John1, Thomas2), son of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson, born in Cheltenham 10 mo. 1, 1810, died there 10 mo.2, 1890. He was a farmer and lived all his life on the Thomson homestead at Cedar and Church Roads, Cheltenham. He married, 3 mo. 8, 1838, Caroline Jones, daughter of Amos and Alice Jones of Cheltenham. She was born 10 mo. 24, 1814, and died 1 mo. 14, 1877. Children of John and Caroline (Jones) Thomson:

  1. Charles, b. 5-23–1839; d. 6-22–1848 Alice J., b. 10-31–1840; d. 10-9--1903; m. Benjamin F. Penrose (See No. 111, Chapter XXXVII) Thomas, b. 2-28–1842; d. 2-3--1908; m. Mary Eyre Samuel J., b. 1-30–1844; d. 12-13–1882; m. Fannie Twining Jane, b. 9-1--1845; unm. Margaret Y., b. 1-6--1848; d. 9-21–1913; m. Henry W. Hallowell (See No. 66, Chapter XIX) John, b. 1-10–1849; d. 5-19–1851 William, b. 4-30–1852; d. 5-19–1852 George, b. 4-30–1852; d. 5-19–1852 John, Jr., b. 7-16–1853; d. 5-14–1874; unm. William P., b. 2-24–1855; d. 11-2--1886; unm.; lived at Newtown

  2. J. Dawson, b. 2-1--1858; m. Annie Knight

12. ABIGAIL THOMSON3 (John1, Thomas2), daughter of Thomas and Jane (Jarrett) Thomson, born in Cheltenham 5 mo. 28, 1813, died [page 565] 2 mo. 23, 1868, in Langhorne, Bucks County, Pa. She married, 4 mo. 15, 1841, John Wildman, Jr., of Middleton Township, son of John and Mary (Knight) Wildman, and a descendant in the fourth generation of Martin Wildman who came from Yorkshire, England, and settled on the Neshaminy Creek near Langhorne. John Wildman was born in Middletown Township, Bucks County, Pa., 2 mo. 10, 1813, and died there 3 mo. 2, 1902. He was a farmer in Middletown Township until 1850, and thereafter lived in Langhorne, and was interested in banking and insurance business. He was the first chief burgess of the borough of Attleboro, Bucks County Contributionship, the oldest fire insurance company in the county. He was one of the founders of the Peoples National Bank of Langhorne and its president until his death. He filled many other positions of trust and honor and was highly respected in the community in which he lived. He married, second, in 1871, Sarah Ann (Taylor) Warner, widow of Abraham Warner. Child of John and Abigail (Thomson) Wildman: 50 Jane T., b. 3-17–1842; m. Joseph John Watson 15. WILLIAM D. ROWLAND3 (John1, Sarah2), son of Samuel and Sarah (Thomson) Rowland, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 2 mo. 22, 1812, married at Abington Monthly Meeting 5 mo. 15, 1838, Margaret Jenks Gillingham, daughter of William and Hannah Gillingham. Children of William D. and Margaret Jenks (Gillingham) Rowland:

  1. Samuel, b. 1-22–1839; d. 8-18–1868; unm. Hannah G., b. 6-27–1841; m. Joseph Richardson

  2. Thomas G., b. 8-9--1843; d. 4-29–1877; m. Tacy Mitchell Mather

20. JANE JARRETT4 (John1, Thomas2, Ann3), daughter of Jacob E. and Ann (Thomson) Jarrett, born in Horsham Township 1 mo. 22, 1836, died there 2 mo. 14, 1876. She married, 12 mo. 25, 1856, Charles Newton Smith, born 7 mo. 20, 1834, son of Dr. Jervis S. and Sarah Parry Smith, of Horsham. After the death of Jane he married, second, her sister Susan Jarrett. Children of Charles Newton and Jane (Jarrett) Smith:

  1. Anna, b. 5-22–1859 Walter, b. 9-27–1861; m. Mary Funk Susan J., b. 7-13–1865

  2. Caroline T., b. 1-27–1871; d. 12-1--1892 [page 566]

22. GEORGE W. JARRETT4 (John1, Thomas2, Ann3), son of Jacob E. and Ann (Thomson) Jarrett, born in Horsham 3 mo. 24, 1840, died 5 mo. 17, 1916. He married, 11 mo. 10, 1866, Jane Kerbaugh, daughter of Benjamin and Mary Kerbaugh of Horsham. Children of George W. and Jane (Kerbaugh) Jarrett:

  1. Anna, b. 1-18–1868 Benjamin H., b. 7-14–1873; m. Elma Stackhouse; children, Walter S., b. 6-5--1901 Herbert B., b. 2-1--1903 Elizabeth J., b. 7-3--1913 George, b. 7-12–1914 Franklin, b. 4-5--1915 Marian, b. 5-22–1917 Arthur, b. 2-12–1877; m. Lillian V. Guggenheim

  2. Mary E., b. 2-12–1877; m. Henry Schaffer

23. SUSAN JARRETT4 (John1, Thomas2, Ann3), daughter of Jacob E. and Ann (Thomson) Jarrett, born in Horsham Township 2 mo. 24, 1843, died 9 mo. 28, 1918. She married, 6 mo. 5, 1878, Charles Newton Smith, of Horsham, who was the husband of her deceased sister Jane. He died 7 mo. 22, 1921. Children of Charles Newton and Susan (Jarrett) Smith:

  1. Elizabeth W., b. 9-6--1880

  2. Sarah P., b. 9-6--1880

24. ABIGAIL ROBERTS4 (John1, Thomas2, Hannah3), daughter of John and Hannah (Thomson) Roberts, born 12 mo. 27, 1828, in Byberry, Philadelphia County, Pa., married 11 mo. 13, 1856, Nathan C. Tyson, of Moreland, Pa. Children of Nathan C. and Abigail (Roberts) Tyson: 64 Emma, b. 11-1--1857 68 Fannie A. 65 John R., b. 8-5--1863 69 Edith L. 66 Warren R. 70 George W. 67 Edward 25. THOMAS T. ROBERTS4 (John1, Thomas2, Hannah3), son of John and Hannah (Thomson) Roberts, of Byberry, born 3 mo 24, 1831, married 10 mo. 16, 1863, Elizabeth T. Holt Children of Thomas T. and Elizabeth W. (Holt) Roberts: 71 John, d. young 72 William W., b. 3-25–1867 26. ANN ROBERTS4 (John1, Thomas2, Hannah3), daughter of John and Hannah (Thomson) Roberts, of Byberry, born 6 mo. 15, 1833, married, 4 mo. 27, 1865, William W. Ridge. Children of William W. and Ann (Roberts) Ridge: 73 Albert, m. Rebecca Harper 74 Edward [page 567] 31. CHARLES WILLIAMS4 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3), son of Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams, born 5 mo. 13, 1833, in Buckingham, removed with his parents to Chester County in 1847, returned to Buckingham when twenty-one years of age and located on a large farm devised to him and his brother by their grandfather, and later in life, removed to a farm in Wrightstown, near Pineville, where he died in 1918. He married 4 mo. 12, 1860, Hetty Ann Eastburn, born 1 mo. 10, 1834, daughter of John and Sarah W. (Smith) Eastburn, of Upper Makefield, Bucks County, Pa. Children of Charles and Hetty Ann (Eastburn) Williams: 75 John E., b. 3 –1861; d. 9-20–1861 76 Elizabeth E., b. 7-18–1863; d. 3-29–1893; m. George B. Brown 77 Edward, b. 3-22–1866; d. 4-1--1866 78 Howard, b. 10-16–1868; d. 3-22–1869 79 Sarah S., b. 12-3--1871; m. George B. Brown 80 Edith, b. 6-27–1875; living; unm. 32. EDWARD H. WILLIAMS4 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3), son of Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams, born in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pa., 9 mo. 3, 1835, reared in Chester County, but returned to Buckingham with his brother Charles when of age and on his marriage settled on an adjoining farm where he died 12 mo. 10, 1911. He married, 11 mo. 19, 1857, Emma Cottman, daughter of William and Helen Cottman of Abington. Children of Edward H. and Emma (Cottman) Williams:

  1. Sarah T., b. 1-7--1861; m. first, C. Comly Smith; second, Horace Trumbauer Helen C., b. 3-15–1863; m. Franklin H. Wollaston Arthur H., b. 4-29–1866; m. first, Virginia Bryan; second, Margaret McDowell; living on homestead farm in Buckingham

  2. John T., b. 2-2--1869; d. young

33. JOSEPH T. WILLIAMS4 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3), son of Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams, born in Montgomery County, Pa., 7 mo. 25, 1838, died in 1906, located in Easton, Pa., in early life, and established a large milling and manufacturing business, which is continued by his two sons, under the name of C. K. Williams & Co. He married, 3 mo. 10, 1859, Margaret J. Butler, of Montour County, Pa., daughter of Thomas and Mary A. Butler. She was born 12 mo. 7, 1833, and died 12 mo. 16, 1893. [page 568] Children of Joseph T. and Margaret J. (Butler) Williams:

  1. Hannah E., b. 5-7--1860; m. Wellington R. Irvin Frank C., b. 5-7--1860; m. Martha Shull Charles K., b. 1-31–1862; m. Ida L. Wilson Emma C., b. 7-6--1864; m. Charles P. Ayres a Mary C., b. 7-6--1864; d. 3-9--1866

  2. b George, b. 3-25–1873; d. 12-29–1873

36. ANTHONY WILLIAMS4 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3), son of Anthony and Sarah (Thomson) Williams, born at Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pa., 6 mo. 4k 1845, lived in Abington Township, same county, where he died 4 mo. 15, 1900. He married, 10 mo. 27, 1869, Mary Ann Roberts, daughter of James and Phebe Ann Roberts. Children of Anthony and Mary Ann (Roberts) Williams:

  1. Howard, b. 4-23–1872; d. young Anna, b. 2-22–1874; d. young Phebe M., b. 7-9--1875; m. Joseph E. Tyler

  2. Mary A., b. 2-14–1880; m. Frederick Cook

40. THOMAS THOMSON4 (John1, Thomas2, John3), son of John and Caroline (Jones) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, 2 mo. 28, 1842, was a farmer in that township, living on Cedar Road. He died 2 mo. 3, 1908. He married, 2 mo. 24, 1874, Mary Eyre, daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (Knight) Eyre, of Newtown, Bucks County, Pa. She was born 12 mo. 15, 1846, and died 9 mo. 9, 1920. She was an active and influential member of Abington Monthly Meeting, and prominent in the Quarterly and Yearly Meetings of the Society. Children of Thomas and Mary (Eyre) Thomson:

  1. Elizabeth E., b. 9-15–1875; m. Herbert K. Taylor John, Jr., b. 6-25–1877; d. 10-12–1902 Alice P., b. 7-10–1880; m. Marshall P. Sullivan

  2. George E., b. 10-28–1882; d. 11-23–1882

41. SAMUEL J. THOMSON4 (John1, Thomas2, John3), son of John and Caroline (Jones) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 1 mo. 30, 1844, died 12 mo. 13, 1882. He married, 3 mo. 20, 1878, Fannie Twining, daughter of Hallowell S. and Jane (Williams) Twining of Horsham. She was born 1 mo. 24, 1849, and died 9 mo. 19, 1920. Child of Samuel J. and Fannie (Twining) Thomson: 97 Caroline, b. 11-29–1870; m. Harry Hendrickson [page 569] 49. J. DAWSON THOMSON4 (John1, Thomas2, John3), son of John and Caroline (Jones) Thomson, born in Cheltenham Township, 2 mo. 1, 1858, removed when a young man to Dawson, North Dakota, and later settled in Pasadena, California, where he still resides. He married, 10 mo. 1886, Annie Knight. Child of J. Dawson and Annie (Knight) Thomson: 98 Florence, m. George Velder, child, John Thomson, b. 8-20–1914 50. JANE T. WILDMAN4 (John1, Thomas2, Abigail3), only child of John and Abigail (Thomson) Wildman, born in Middletown Township, Bucks County, Pa., 3 mo. 17, 1842, married 6 mo. 10, 1868, Joseph John Watson, a farmer in Middletown Township, Bucks County, prominent in local affairs of that section. He was born in the year 1844 and died 2 mo. 8, 1920. Children of Joseph John and Jane T. (Wildman) Watson: 99 Franklin, b. 10-23–1869; d. about 1911; m. Anna Mullein. He was a practicing physician at Willow Grove. They had one child, John W. 100 Abigail, b. 11-26–1873; m. Joseph T. Taylor; children, Jane, m. Newton Brey; Elizabeth 52. HANNAH G. ROWLAND4 (John1, Sarah2, William D. Rowland3), daughter of William D. and Margaret J. (Gillingham) Rowland, of Cheltenham, born 6 mo. 27, 1841, married, 3 mo. 1863, Joseph Richardson Children of Joseph and Hannah G. (Rowland) Richardson:

  1. Margaret, b. 2-3--1864; m. Newton M. Comly Mary, b. 2-13–1867 Samuel, b. 2-25–1869

  2. Joshua, b. 11-12–1872

53. THOMAS G. ROWLAND4 (John1, Sarah2, William D. Rowland3), son of William D. and Margaret J. (Gillingham) Rowland, born 8 mo. 9, 1843, died 4 mo. 20, 1877. He married, 1 mo. 17, 1867, Tacy Mitchell Mather, daughter of Rowland and Sarah I. (Mitchell) Mather, of Middletown, Bucks County, Pa. She was born 8 mo. 22, 1838. Child of Thomas G. and Tacy Mitchell (Mather) Rowland: 105 William D., b. 12-6--1868; m. Lenora P. Watson 76. ELIZABETH E. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Charles Williams4), daughter of Charles and Hetty Ann (Eastburn) Williams, born in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pa., 7 mo. 18, 1863, died 3 mo. 29, 1893. She married, 5 mo. 26, 1886, George B. Brown, son of [page 570] Isaac Brown of Lower Makefield, a farmer. They lived on the Williams’ farm in Buckingham. Children of George B. and Elizabeth E. (Williams) Brown:

  1. Edward Newlin, b. 12-15–1888; m. Mildred Smith Charles Williams, b. 11-16–1890; d. 4-13–1893

  2. Joseph L., b. 3-1--1892; d. 9-4--1892

79. SARAH S. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Charles Williams4), daughter of Charles and Hetty Ann (Eastburn) Williams, born in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pa., 12 mo. 3, 1871, married, 4 mo. 15, 1896, George B. Brown, whose first wife was her sister Elizabeth. They lived on a farm in Wrightstown Township for a number of years and later lived in Philadelphia. They have no children. 81. SARAH T. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Edward H. Williams4), daughter of Edward H. and Emma (Cottman) Williams, born in Buckingham 1 mo. 7, 1861, married, first, C. Comly Smith, son of Hutchinson Smith of Weldon, Abington Township. She married, second, Horace Trumbauer, an architect of Philadelphia. Child of C. Comly and Sarah T. (Williams) Smith: 109 Agnes Helene, b. 12-6--1886; m. 6-15–1905, Edward Morris Lara, they have one child, Sarah. 82. HELEN C. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Edward H. Williams4), daughter of Edward H. and Emma (Cottman) Williams, born in Buckingham 5 mo. 15, 1863, married 10 mo. 27, 1887, Franklin H. Wollaston, a native of Delaware County, Pa. They are living in Philadelphia (1920). Child of Franklin H. and Helen C. (Williams) Wollaston: 110 Edward H., b. 7-29–1888 85. HANNAH E. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Joseph T. Williams4), daughter of Joseph T. and Margaret J. (Butler) Williams, born in Easton, Pa., 5 mo. 7, 1860, married, 12 mo. 25, 1884, Wellington R. Irvin, of Williamsport, Pa. He was born 12 mo. 10, 1849, and died 8 mo. 29, 1922. Children of Wellington R. and Hannah E. (Williams) Irvin:

  1. Emma W., b. 8-16–1886; m. 3-14–1911, Hayden Jones, professor of music in San Francisco. They are living in Redlands, California Josephine, b. 6-20–1889; unm. a Margaret, b. –1891; d. –1891 b Joseph, b. –1893; d. –1893

  2. Marian, b. 8-6--1895; d. 2-11–1911; unm. [page 571]

86. FRANK C. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Joseph T. Williams4), son of Joseph T. and Margaret J. (Butler) Williams, born in Easton, Pa., 5 mo. 7, 1860, resides in that city, where he is engaged in the flour milling business. He married, 9 mo. 27, 1887, Martha Shull, of Martins Creek, Pa., born 11 mo. 13, 1860. Child of Frank C. and Martha (Shull) Williams: 114 Margaret Elizabeth, b. 4-8--1897; m. first, 4-3--1916, Carlton Schwab Wagner, President of the Danville Tubing and Construction Co. of Danville, Pa. He was born 10-22–1892. She m. second, 6-16–1923, James Coolidge. 87. CHARLES K. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Joseph T. Williams4), son of Joseph t. and Margaret J. (Butler) Williams, born in Easton, Pa., 1 mo. 31, 1862, is senior member of the firm of C. K. Williams & Co., Millers and Manufacturers, and is living in Easton, Pa. He married, 6 mo. 1, 1887, Ida L. Wilson, of Easton, Pa., born 12 mo. 17, 1866. Children of Charles K. and Ida L. (Wilson) Williams: 115 Myra Jeanette, b. 1-10–1890; m. 8-17–1916, Ewart Gladstone Davies of Easton 116 Morris Russell, b. 3-8--1898; m. 1923, Josephine Chidsey 88. EMMA C. WILLIAMS5 (John1, Thomas2, Sarah3, Joseph T. Williams4), daughter of Joseph T. and Margaret J. (Butler) Williams, born in Easton, Pa., 7 mo. 6, 1864, married, 6 mo. 1, 1887, Charles P. Ayres of same place, born 6 mo. 29, 1861. Children of Charles P. and Emma C. (Williams) Ayres: 117 Ruth, b. 1-23–1889; m. 10-18–1916, John Rinek, of Easton, Pa., manager of the Crucible Steel Co. of Jersey City, N. J.; children, John A., b. 8-23– 1917; Lorenz A., b. 10-3--1918; Charles W., b. 1923. 118 Lorenz, b. 4-15–1891; served in Aviation Corps during the World War [WWI] 119 Joseph, b. 1-6--1904; m. 9-27–1919, Anna M. Speakman of Coatesville 93. ELIZABETH E. THOMSON5 (John1, Thomas2, John3, Thomas4), daughter of Thomas and Mary (Eyre) Thomson, born in Cheltenham 9 mo. 15, 1875, married, 11 mo. 3, 1897, Herbert K. Taylor, born 3 mo. 13, 1874, son of William and Annie (Knight) Taylor. They reside on Cedar Road, near the line of Cheltenham Township. Children of Herbert K. and Elizabeth E. (Thomson) Taylor:

  1. William Thomson, b. 3-25–1901 Thomas Thomson, b. 3-2--1904

  2. Herbert K., Jr., b. 6-1--1907 [page 572]

95. ALICE P. THOMSON5 (John1, Thomas2, John3, Thomas4), daughter of Thomas and Mary (Eyre) Thomson, born in Cheltenham, 7 mo. 10, 1880, married, 4 mo. 27, 1904, Marshall P. Sullivan, son of Joseph T. and Sarah R. Sullivan, of Moorestown, N. J. Children of Marshall P. and Alice P. (Thomson) Sullivan:

  1. Mary T., b. 5-9--1906 Joseph, b. 10-3--1908 Marshall, b. 3-29–1912 Elizabeth, b. 8-19–1913

  2. Edith, b. 9-1--1915

101. MARGARET RICHARDSON5 (John1, Sarah2, William D. Rowland3, Hannah G. Rowland4), daughter of Joseph and Hannah G. (Rowland) Richardson, born 2 mo. 3, 1864, married, 1 mo. 23, 1890, Newton M. Comly. Children of Newton M. and Margaret (Richardson) Comly: 128 Rowland 130 Edith 132 Mary 129 Bessie 131 Byron 105. WILLIAM D. ROWLAND5 (John1, Sarah2, William D. Rowland3, Thomas G. Rowland4), son of Thomas G. and Tacy M. (Mather) Rowland, born 12 mo. 6, 1868, married, 2 mo. 14, 1894, Lenora P. Watson, daughter of Joseph Jenks Watson, of Middletown, Bucks County, Pa. Child of William D. and Lenora P. (Watson) Rowland: 133 Russell Watson, b. 12-31–1894

David Wallace Tourison, Sheridan Wyoming, 19 Feb 2002

 

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